Stories of the Torch
Dundee Camcorder Club Torch Day 25

Dundee Camcorder Club Torch Day 25

Here is a great piece of collaborative work from the Dundee Camcorder Club. On day 25 they spread themselves out over Dundee and Angus to record the torch passing through. The participating members were: Brechin – Angela Hamper, Cupar – Don Ellis Dundee – Norma Dow, June Stewart, Jimmy Smith, Pat Lawrence, John Christie, Alex... continue reading
Camglen Radio's live torch relay coverage

Camglen Radio’s live torch relay coverage

You can now listen again to Camglen Radio’s live coverage of the torch relay passing through Rutherglen on the 8th June, 2012. Speakers include local politicians and the Lord Provost. The programme was aired with our partners, Duncanrig Radio.   Image credit: Don Perry, Camglen Radio   Camglen Radio – Torch relay coverage – Fri... continue reading
Belinda Langlands Torch Bearer drawings

Belinda Langlands Torch Bearer drawings

Following on from Violet Palaks video interview with Belinda Langlands ( also on this site ) here’s a picture and a link to further images by Belinda. Belinda went to Forfar and then back to Dundee to see the torch bearers and then created these pieces. See the others here: http://2012olympictorchrundrawingsbelindalanglands.wordpress.com/ continue reading
Duncanrig Radio interview @citizenrelay [audio]

Duncanrig Radio interview @citizenrelay [audio]

Earlier today, Jennifer Jones and Cameron King were interviewed by pupils on Duncanrig Radio about the #citizenrelay project.   Interview with Citizen Relay’s, Jennifer Jones and Cameron King by Radioduncanrig on Mixcloud continue reading
Duncanrig Radio interview London 2012 volunteer [audio]

Duncanrig Radio interview London 2012 volunteer [audio]

Duncanrig Radio interview PE teacher, Mr Geatrell who will be a volunteer at London 2012.   Interview with Olympic volunteer, Mr Geatrell by Radioduncanrig on Mixcloud continue reading
Primary 6 pupil reports from Maybole

Primary 6 pupil reports from Maybole

St Cuthbert’s Primary 6 pupil Toni McLaughlin met up with Jim Montgomerie, a charity runner known as the “Running Kilt” who was one of the lucky ones to carry the Olympic Flame through the streets of Maybole. Toni was one of the citizen sports journalists on the day and was taught by the UWS Sports... continue reading
Interview with Sight Aid International founder and torchbearer, Sean Walls [audio]

Interview with Sight Aid International founder and torchbearer, Sean Walls [audio]

Duncanrig Radio interview Sight Aid International founder and Olympic torchbearer, Sean Walls who carried the torch through Selkirk.   Citizen Relay interview with Olympic torchbearer, Sean Walls by Radioduncanrig on Mixcloud continue reading
The story data tells us about #CitizenRelay  [guest post by Martin Hawksey (@mhawksey)]

The story data tells us about #CitizenRelay [guest post by Martin Hawksey (@mhawksey)]

Telling stories with data is a growing area for journalism and there is already a strong community around Data Driven Journalism (DDJ). I’m not journalist, by day I’m a Learning Technology Advisor for JISC CETIS, but my role does allow me to explore how data can be used within education. Often this interest spills into... continue reading
Lighting the Olympic Flame at Baxter Park, Dundee.

Lighting the Olympic Flame at Baxter Park, Dundee.

Violet and Ken cover the evening celebration at Baxter Park, Dundee. They also grab an interview with Twist and Pulse. Then its action stations for the lighting the Olympic Flame. continue reading
Duncanrig Radio interview Torchbearer, Mary Finlay [audio]

Duncanrig Radio interview Torchbearer, Mary Finlay [audio]

Partners, Duncanrig Radio interviewed Torchbearer, Mary Finlay earlier in the week. They had previously interviewed her, which can be heard here.   Follow up interview with Olympic torchbearer, Mary Finlay by Radioduncanrig on Mixcloud continue reading
Torch Bearer Story from Peebles: Ellie Wilson

Torch Bearer Story from Peebles: Ellie Wilson

Hi, I’m Ellie and this is my story of my amazing experience as an Olympic torchbearer. I was lucky enough to be nominated and selected by Coca-cola because I coach a mini handball team, play handball for the Scottish Youth Team and have also raised money for the Marie curie in memory of my Granny... continue reading
Photos around the Torch Relay in Edinburgh

Photos around the Torch Relay in Edinburgh

Here is the link to some of the pictures surrounding the Torch relay in Edinburgh. http://imgur.com/a/NmsVy#0 continue reading